The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows PowerShell
Rank 79 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 22 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 2.07% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 4.41% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 2
Average salary £53,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
645 771 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.25% 46.84% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 437 539 349
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) Linux
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 12 (33.33%) ITIL
6 11 (30.56%) Citrix
6 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) SCCM
9 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
9 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
9 7 (19.44%) Puppet
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco
10 6 (16.67%) UNIX
10 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 6 (16.67%) SCOM

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.89%) Lync
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (11.11%) JBoss
5 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (8.33%) Apache
5 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.56%) CMS
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.78%) Mule
7 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) SMS
4 2 (5.56%) SMTP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.56%) Kindle
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) UNIX
6 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Fedora
9 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.56%) BCP
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) VBScript
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.11%) MCP
1 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) SSCP
2 3 (8.33%) GIAC
2 3 (8.33%) CEH
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) NCDA
4 1 (2.78%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.11%) XenApp
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (8.33%) MetaFrame
7 2 (5.56%) vSphere
7 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.67%) SCOM
4 4 (11.11%) Capistrano
4 4 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (11.11%) Ansible
5 2 (5.56%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) OpenView
6 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.78%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) F5
6 3 (8.33%) Splunk
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Perforce
8 1 (2.78%) Altiris
8 1 (2.78%) Varonis
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) HP
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